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Today's News

  • Schools make some improvement, miss accountability goal

    The Carroll County School District grew from a 48.9 Annual Measurable Objective to a 49.6 on Kentucky’s Next-Generation Achievement testing system from 2011-12 to 2012-13.  Ken-tucky’s assessment and accountability system determines which schools and school districts are improving and which are not.

  • Thank you to our First Responders!

    Sanders Volunteer Fire Department

    No photo available. The following are members of the Sanders Volunteer Fire Department: Chief David Crawford, Assistant Chief Claude Abercrombie, Tom Abercrombie, Jack Ogden Jr., Paul Ogden, Darrell Wright, Joe Wright, Dana Kinman, Michael Crawford, James Olroyd, Donald Garner, Chris Fields, Troy Burke and Oscar Morgan.

     

  • Extensions’ forestry fall webinar series begins Oct. 1

    Carroll County woodland owners and other interested individuals are invited to attend the Forestry Fall Webinar Series at the Carroll County Extension Office beginning Oct. 1.

    The Forestry Fall Webinar Series is an excellent opportunity for woodland owners and those with an interest in forestry to get a significant amount of information in a relatively short time, without having to drive great distances to attend.

    The webinar will start at 7 p.m., last about one hour, at the Carroll County Extension Office.

    The first topic will be tree identification.

  • Think food safety when tailgating this fall in Kentucky

    Football season is time for good food, tailgating, and family times with lots of good food. With changing weather from cool to warmer temperatures, it can also be a time for the risk of foodborne illness to increase. Keep your family safe from foodborne illness this season by following these on-the-go food safety tips:

    • Carry cold perishable foods in an insulated cooler with several inches of ice or frozen gel packs. Never let raw meat, cooked food or cut fresh fruits or vegetables sit out for more than two hours.

  • School menu | Sept. 26, 2013

    Thursday, Sept. 26: Turkey and gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans with roll, strawberry cups, fruit cocktail; breakfast: Bacon egg cheese biscuit.

    Friday, Sept. 27: Grilled chicken sandwich with bun, lettuce/tomato/pickle, French fries, apple, pears; breakfast: Pancakes on a stick.

    Monday, Sept. 30: Cheeseburger Mac, California blend, peas, peach cups, applesauce. Breakfast: Sausage biscuit.

  • Church News | Sept. 26, 2013

    Sanders Baptist hosting fall revival Oct. 6-9

    Sanders Baptist Church will host a fall revival in October. The public is invited to attend.

    The event starts with the Sunday worship service at 11 a.m. Oct. 6 and will continue at 7 p.m. each evening through Wednesday, Oct. 9.

    Pastor Dwight Parker of New Liberty Baptist Church will be the featured speaker. There will be special music for each service. 

    Additional information is available by calling Pastor Hardin Lowe at (859) 643-5167.

     

  • Don’t let your own issues hold you back; God will use you, just as you are

    The next time you feel like GOD can’t use you, just remember the stories of these people from the Bible:

    Noah was a drunk.

    Abraham was too old.

    Isaac was a daydreamer.

    Jacob was a liar.

    Joseph was abused.

    Moses had a stuttering problem.

    Gideon was afraid.

    Sampson had long hair and was a womanizer.

    Rahab was a prostitute.

    Jeremiah and Timothy were too young.

    David had an affair and was a murderer.

    Elijah was suicidal.

  • Student of the week: Hannah McEndre, 12th grade

     What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “I love working as a co-op in the CCHS office. The office staff has become my second family.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “English because I like to write..”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “The Last Song” by Nicholas Sparks

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Meet the Millers”

  • JCTC, area businesses join to welcome students back for their fall classes

    JCTC-Carrollton Campus held its second annual Welcome Week during the week of Aug. 26, which included daily activities for new and returning students.

    Welcome Week allows students to get familiar with campus and campus resources as well as join in fellowship with classmates.

  • Schools prepare students for college, career readiness

    As the job market has become more competitive, job seekers have discovered that the skills of yesterday are not sufficient for the careers of today. While a high school diploma was adequate for success a generation ago, the bar is higher for today’s students. The information economy requires an advanced literacy that comes from a college-level education, and technical fields demand advanced training to keep up with the pace of change.